Museum of the War of Independence & Republic Museum
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Ankara State Opera House
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Ulus Hali Food Market
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Museum of the War of Independence & Republic Museum information
The former has a collection of military photographs and documents, housed in Turkey's first parliament (the Republican grand national assembly held early sessions here). The latter was the assembly's second headquarters, and features exhibits on the republic's beginnings.